Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that Pakistan foiled all attempts that were being made to poison our relationship with Iran as friendly ties with Iran are quite important to Pakistan.
“I have had three meetings with the Iranian foreign minister and they were held in good atmosphere,” he said, addressing a gathering of media persons in Multan yesterday.
Regarding Russia, he said: “The role of Russia to de-escalate the recent tensions between Pakistan and India cannot be ignored. Russia categorically announced it is ready to play a role to maintain peace in the region.”
Pakistan government and armed forces spokesman had already lauded Iranian mediation offer on the issue.